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Africa's age of aquarium: farming ornamental fish in the rainforest of West Africa to improve livelihoods of the poor
The ornamental fish trade has great scope for development. At present it is dominated by a small number of middle-men with little focus on sustainability or careful management of fish. This “Lessons Learned” document ...
Development strategies and options for fisheries and aquaculture in Asia
Declining fisheries have hurt many poor coastal and inland fishing communities and consumers in Asia, where 630 million people live on less than US1 per day. Developed to restore dwindling fish supplies are the AsiaFish ...
Community based fisheries management : capturing the benefits
The unequal distribrition of wealth and power in rural Bangladesh makes it difficult for the poorer members of society, including women to access natural resources such as fisheries.Over a ten year period, the Community ...
Policy on the transfer of genetically improved Farm Tilapia (GIFT) from Asia to Africa by the WorldFish Center
The Mission of The WorldFish Center is to ‘reduce poverty and hunger through improved fisheries and aquaculture’. We work to achieve this through relevant research, development and technology transfer, partnerships, capacity ...
Priority technologies and national strategies to develop and manage fisheries and aquaculture
Drawn from the outstanding work that developed the AsiaFish model, this policy brief offers four key recommendations to Asian policy makers for expanding and managing their national fisheries and aquaculture sectors.
Community based fisheries management : fisheries yields and sustainability
The importance of Bangladesh's inland fisheries resources for the livelihoods and food security of the poor and landless is widely acknowledged. The management of these resources, based upon a combination of short-term ...
The Don Sahong dam and Mekong fisheries
A science brief on the effects of the construction of Don Sahong dam on fisheries in the Mekong estuary.
Community based fisheries management (CBFM) in Vietnam
The integrated local government institutions in Vietnam helps to bring all stakeholders together to establish and strengthen community based institutions and leverage effective management of the fisheries resources.
The threat to fisheries and aquaculture from climate change
Fish provide essential nutrition and income to an ever-growing number of people around the world, especially where other food and employment resources are limited. Many fishers and aquaculturists are poor and ill-prepared ...
The wetlands alliance: building local capacity for sustainable, poverty-focused wetlands management
The Wetlands Alliance brings together the strengths and expertise of these institutions known for their work in conservation, development, education, training and research. 1) The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) ; 2)